Mission | Goals | Objectives

ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network
ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) was established in 2014 as thematic network of AUN, and has been serving as a regional network of people and universities working towards a better and healthier society. Currently, the AUN-HPN membership consists of 30 core members and 9 associate members across the 10 ASEAN countries.

MISSION – Toward Better Health & Prosperity of ASEAN

  • To serve as a platform for ASEAN higher education institutions for collaboration among themselves and with other key stakeholders for the purpose of “Health Promotion” in the ASEAN region.
  • To share knowledge, skills, and resources among the network members to build capacity for health promotion and develop innovative solutions to common health challenges in the region.


  • Using health promotion as a unifying theme, nurture (through inter-professional education) strong collaboration among various health-care personnel in the ASEAN region.
  • Facilitate capacity building activities in the area of health promotion to reduce the capacity gap among ASEAN countries.
  • Facilitate exchange and mobility for students, university faculty staff and health-care professional for experiential learning and research collaboration on issues related to health promotion.
  • Work collaboratively toward empowerment of communities for good health in the region.
  • Advocate for relevant health policies on a regional scale related to health promotion.
  • Minimize the economic burden of health care for the region through health promotion.
  • Manage and raise funds to support network activities for sustainability


  • To create a discussion platform for stakeholders (policy-maker, health professionals, university students, communities, and other partners) involved in health promotion activities within the ASEAN region for intellectual exchange and experience-sharing on the successes, lesson-learned and good practices.
  • To document outcomes of current health promotion policies and practices being implemented by participating universities with a view to promoting effective health promotion policies and practices in cross-border collaboration among ASEAN universities.
  • To promote the roles of universities in health promotion, particularly on action-oriented policy that related to community and public health.
  • To proactively promote platforms for knowledge sharing in the area of health promotion.
  • To make recommendations for further development of the collaboration framework on interdisciplinary health promotion in the East Asian region.